Thursday, May 20, 2010

Immigrant Festival 2010

Dance groups representing 19 countries will be this year at the 15th Immigrant Festival that happens in the Immigrant Memorial (east of Sao Paulo), on Sunday 23d and 30th. The event attracted 16,500 people last year. The public will have the opportunity to watch presentations of dances and folk songs of the groups formed by immigrants and descendants of Bulgarians, Portuguese, Lithuanian, Russian, Japanese, Italian, Irish, Lebanese, Indian, Chinese, Spanish, African, Ukrainians and others.

In two days, the Memorial will be full of presentations of dances and ethnic music, craft fair and typical food from all these countries. The public can also visit the exhibition of the Museum of Immigration.

When: May 23d and 30th from 10 am to 6 pm 
Where: Memorial do Imigrante, Rua Visconde de Parnaiba 1316 - Sao Paulo
How Much: From R$2.50 to R$ 5, free for children under 7 and people over 60.

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